Serbia Tours & Holidays

Small Group Tours & Tailor-Made Holidays

Overview

Lying at the crossroads of central and southern Europe, Serbia is a land of rich diversity and timeless tradition. Surrounded by its Balkan neighbours, this landlocked gem is still refreshingly unspoiled by the trappings of mass tourism and can boast no fewer than four UNESCO cultural monuments including the medieval capital of Stari Ras and the 13th century monastery of Sopocani. With a history imbued with a rich mix of eastern and western traditions, the region is soaked in Ottoman culture, ...

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Group tours

Travel to Serbia with like-minded people on one of our small group tours (usually max size 12), featuring knowledgeable local guides and an expert tour leader.

GROUP TOUR

Into The Balkans: Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Visit Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosova. Highlights include Mostar, Sarajevo and Belgrade, the forests of Serbia and the monasteries of Kosovo.
14 days from $4,305

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Health and Vaccinations 

There are no mandatory immunisations for travellers to Serbia though you should be up to date with Typhoid, Tetanus, Polio and Hepatitis A. We recommend you seek advice from your local GP or travel centre as to the correct immunisations and preventative treatments. 

Currency 

In Serbia the official unit of currency is the Dinar.  

To check out the latest exchange rate for the places that you are visiting you can go to www.oanda.com

Cultural Sensitivity 

On our tours you will frequently interact with local people, each with their own distinct customs and traditions. We therefore ask you to be considerate and to treat them with respect. Your tour-leaders and guides will always be able to advise you accordingly.  

In the churches and cathedrals women should cover their heads with a scarf or hat, while men should take their hats off.   

Language & Religion 

Serbia has been traditionally a Christian country since the Christianization of Serbs by Byzantine Christian missionaries Cyril and Methodius in the 9th century. Therefore, the dominant confession is Eastern Orthodoxy of the Serbian Orthodox Church. During the Ottoman rule of the Balkans, Sunni Islam established itself in the territories of Serbia, mainly in southern regions of Sandžak, Preševo, and Bujanovac. Roman Catholicism has roots in the country since the presence of Hungarians in Vojvodina (mainly in the northern part of the province), while Protestantism arrived in the 18th and 19th century with the settlement of Slovaks in Vojvodina. The Serbian language is spoken in Serbia. 

Time 

Serbia is 1 hour ahead of GMT  

A useful website to check the time zone differences is www.worldtimezone.com.  

Food and drink 

In this region meat seems to be the predominant ingredient although seasonal fruits and vegetables are widely available. The national dishes in Serbia include pljeskavica (a ground beef/pork patty), ćevapi (grilled minced meat), and Karađorđeva šnicla (Karageorge's schniztel). The national drink is the plum brandy šljivovica or homemade rakija.